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Which? lays into Windows 10, again

Which? lays into Windows 10, again

On: Wednesday, 20 June, 2018
Consumer watchdog Which? has again criticised Microsoft’s beleaguered operating system Windows 10 and has called for Microsoft to payout compensation to disgruntled customers. Back in 2016 more than a thousand members of Which? got in tou...
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Are you a Facebook victim? How to find out

Facebook in row over user data… Again.

On: Saturday, 9 June, 2018
Facebook accused of granting device makers access to their users’ data: Beleaguered Facebook has become embroiled in yet another controversy after it was revealed they had given inappropriate access to its users’ data to more than 60 de...
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Now you can download all the data Apple collects on you

Download all the data Apple collects on you

On: Friday, 1 June, 2018
Thanks to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), Europeans can now download their personal data that Apple has collected on them. Last week Apple launched a new Data and Privacy website that allows you to see and download all the d...
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Amazon gets tough on returns

Amazon gets tough on returns

On: Friday, 1 June, 2018
According to the Wall Street Journal, Amazon is getting tough on their returns policy. It has been reported that they have been banning shoppers for, ‘infractions such as returning too many items, sometimes without telling them what they ...
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Google requested to remove 2.4m URLs under Right to be Forgotten EU law

Google moves closer to encrypted web

On: Friday, 1 June, 2018
As part of Google’s ongoing strategy for an encrypted web, Chrome will now mark all HTTP pages that do not display the green secure lock with a red ‘Not Secure’ warning. As far back as 2014 Google had proposed that Chrome would initia...
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Fibre broadband routers found to be vulnerable to hackers

Fibre broadband routers vulnerable to hackers

On: Monday, 21 May, 2018
According to cybersecurity researchers at VPN Mentor a million fibre-optic broadband routers contain a critical vulnerability that allows hackers to bypass security and takeover devices. Specifically, the vulnerability enables hackers to by...
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